PLEASE NOTE: We only deliver to HX, OL14-15 and BD13-22 postcodes.

Inspiration for using leeks

Leeks are a versatile and flavourful vegetable that can be used in a variety of dishes. Some popular options include:

  1. Leek and Potato Soup: Sauté leeks and potatoes in butter, then simmer in chicken or vegetable broth and puree the mixture with an immersion blender or in a food processor.

  2. Leek and Bacon Quiche: Sauté leeks and bacon and add to a pre-baked pie crust. Whisk together eggs, cream, and cheese and pour over the leek and bacon mixture. Bake until set and golden brown.

  3. Leek and Mushroom Risotto: Sauté leeks and mushrooms in butter, then add Arborio rice, stirring constantly until the rice is cooked. Finish with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.

  4. Leek and Goat Cheese Tart: Roll out puff pastry and top with sautéed leeks, crumbled goat cheese and eggs. Bake in the oven until golden brown and puffed.

  5. Leek and Chicken Pot Pie: Sauté leeks and diced chicken, then add to a pre-baked pie crust. Cover with a mixture of cream and chicken broth, and top with a second crust. Bake until golden brown.

  6. Leek and Gruyere Omelette: Sauté leeks and add to a beaten eggs and grated Gruyere cheese. Cook in a skillet until golden brown on both sides.

These are just a few examples of dishes that can be made with leeks, but you can be as creative as you want with this versatile vegetable. Leeks are a great addition to many different types of dishes, they add a mild, sweet onion-like flavour and a tender texture to any recipe.

When they're in season you can buy leeks online with Fresh Farm Deliveries. We deliver to Halifax, Todmorden, Littleborough, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and surrounding areas (BD13-23, HX and OL14-15 postcodes).